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French Property of the Week - 900-year-old Knights Templar house in Dordogne (with a massive garden)

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French Property of the Week - 900-year-old Knights Templar house in Dordogne (with a massive garden)
Photo: Leggett Immobilier
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Would you be interested in a genuine 12th century home in Dordogne that once belonged to the Knights Templar? Then check out our Property of the Week.

Where is it?

The house is located in St Paul La Roche in the northeast of the Dordogne department in Southwestern France, which is considered to be one of the most beautiful regions of France with its picturesque villages and woodlands.

The property actually stands in the Périgord Limousin regional natural park.

It’s not far from the towns Jumilhac le Grand (6km), and St Yrieix la Perche (19km). The nearest international airports are Limoges, Bergerac and Bordeaux with regular flights back to the UK.

How much does it cost?

The property costs €392, 200 or €334, 566 depending on exchange rates.

Describe the house:

Built nearly 900 years ago, the house is full of history and charm.

The property has three bedrooms as well as a large living room of 49 square meters that has a flagstone floor made of riverbed stones.

Aside from its beautiful exposed beams and stonewalls, the most exciting feature of the property is its 7,786 square meter garden with a terrace to enjoy the breathtaking views and summer evenings.

Why buy it?

Leggett Immobilier say: “This picturesque building, once part of one of the most important Knights Templar commanderies in the Perigord, was built nearly 900 years ago.

"This historic building has a story to tell."

And the photos: 

CLICK HERE for more information on this property and to contact the agent Leggett Immobilier.


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